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Many faces of dogmatism : prejudice as a way of protecting certainty against value-violators among dogmatic believers and atheists

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dc.contributor.author Kossowska, Małgorzata [SAP11016147] pl
dc.contributor.author Czernatowicz-Kukuczka, Aneta [SAP13015924] pl
dc.contributor.author Sekerdej, Maciej [SAP13036812] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-10T19:41:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-10T19:41:33Z
dc.date.issued 2017 pl
dc.identifier.issn 0007-1269 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/35096
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Many faces of dogmatism : prejudice as a way of protecting certainty against value-violators among dogmatic believers and atheists pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 127-147 pl
dc.abstract.en In this article, we suggest that dogmatic beliefs, manifested as strong beliefs that there is no God (i.e., dogmatic atheism) as well as strong beliefs in God (i.e., religious orthodoxy), can serve as a cognitive response to uncertainty. Moreover, we claim that people who dogmatically do not believe in religion and those who dogmatically believe in religion are equally prone to intolerance and prejudice towards groups that violate their important values. That is because prejudice towards these groups may be an efficient strategy to protect the certainty that strong beliefs provide. We tested these assumptions in two studies. In Study 1 and Study 2, we demonstrated that dogmatic beliefs mediate the relationship between intolerance to uncertainty and both, religious orthodoxy and dogmatic atheism. In addition, in Study 2 we showed that both the religiously orthodox and dogmatic atheists become prejudiced towards groups that violate their values and that these effects are especially strong under experimentally induced uncertainty. In this study, we focused on atheists and homosexuals as groups that pose a threat to Christian’s religious worldviews, and Catholics and pro-life supporters as groups that pose a threat to the values of atheists. The results are discussed in relation to past research on dogmatism and religion, as well as with reference to what this means for the study of prejudice pl
dc.description.volume 108 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/bjop.12186 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2044-8295 pl
dc.title.journal British Journal of Psychology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filozoficzny : Instytut Psychologii pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original bez licencji pl
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